US Congress Senator Shelley Capito [R]

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USSB2872IntroA bill to require the Government Accountability Office to submit to Congress a report on neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) in the United States and its treatment under Medicaid.
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2016-04-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2882IntroA bill to facilitate efficient State implementation of ground-level ozone standards, and for other purposes.
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2016-04-28
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR448IntroA resolution recognizing the roles and contributions of the teachers of the United States in building and enhancing the civic, cultural, and economic well-being of the United States.
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2016-04-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2877IntroA bill to amend title 32, United States Code, to specify the availability of certain funds provided by the Department of Defense to States for drug interdiction and counter-drug activities.
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2016-04-28
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB2879IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide further tax incentives for dependent care assistance.
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2016-04-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR454IntroA resolution recognizing the Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response program on its 30th anniversary.
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2016-04-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2256IntroCo-Prescribing Saves Lives Act of 2015
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2016-04-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 442.
USSB2866IntroA bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the sharing of health information concerning an individual's substance abuse treatment by certain entities.
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2016-04-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1890EngrossDefend Trade Secrets Act of 2015 This bill amends the federal criminal code to create a private civil cause of action for trade secret misappropriation. Specifically, the bill authorizes a trade secret owner to file a civil action in a U.S. district ...
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2016-04-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB2835IntroA bill to amend the National Dam Safety Program Act to establish a program to provide grant assistance for the rehabilitation and repair of high hazard potential dams, and for other purposes.
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2016-04-21
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2823IntroSteel Industry Preservation Act
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2016-04-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2755Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Fallen Heroes Flag Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill allows the Representative or Senator of an immediate family member of...
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2016-04-20
Held at the desk.
USSR431Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes 4-H as a vital organization for training the next generation for national leadership, congratulates the National 4-H Council on its ...
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2016-04-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2202; text as passed Senate: CR S2200)
USSB2816IntroDiesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2016
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2016-04-19
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSCR35IntroA concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the United States should continue to exercise its veto in the United Nations Security Council on resolutions regarding the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
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2016-04-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSJR33IntroThis joint resolution disapproves and nullifies a Department of Labor rule published on April 8, 2016, relating to the definition of the term "fiduciary" and the conflict of interest rule with respect to retirement investment advice. (The r...
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2016-04-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2786IntroRural Access to Hospice Act of 2016
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2016-04-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2794IntroAmerican Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 This bill declares the sense of Congress that it should consider a miscellaneous tariff bill. The U.S. International Trade Commission shall: conduct a process, meeting specified requirements, for th...
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2016-04-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2773IntroGender Advancement in Pay Act or the GAP Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to expand exceptions to the prohibition against sex discrimination to include payments pursuant to a differential based on expertise, shift, or a busin...
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2016-04-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2758IntroPromoting Responsible Opioid Prescribing Act of 2016
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2016-04-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2752IntroPreventing Iran's Access to United States Dollars Act of 2016 This bill prohibits the President from issuing a license that permits a person to: conduct an offshore U.S. dollar clearing system for transactions involving the government of Iran or an...
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2016-04-06
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR406Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Congratulates the Girl Scouts of the United States of America and Girl Scout Gold Award recipients everywhere on the centennial of the Girl Sco...
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2016-04-05
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2746IntroDetaining Terrorists to Protect Americans Act of 2016 This bill prohibits the use of funds to transfer, release, or assist in the transfer or release to or within the United States, its territories, or possessions of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed or any oth...
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2016-04-05
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB2748IntroPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award grants or contracts for Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers. These C...
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2016-04-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1982IntroKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 Authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: (1) a list by name of members of the U.S. Armed Forces who died in theater i...
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2016-03-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB2718IntroPerkins Fund for Equity and Excellence
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2016-03-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR409Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates March 2016 as National Women's History Month. Recognizes the celebration of such month as a time to reflect on the contributions tha...
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2016-03-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1607; text as passed Senate: CR S1602-1603)
USSB1975IntroSewall-Belmont House Act of 2015 This bill establishes the Sewall-Belmont House National Historic Site (the former headquarters of the National Woman's Party of the women's suffrage movement) as a unit of the National Park System (NPS). The Site shal...
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2016-03-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB2736IntroPatient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016
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2016-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSJR6IntroConstitutional Amendment This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year unless Congress authorizes the excess by a two-thirds vote of each cham...
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2016-03-16
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB2686IntroProtecting Local Business Opportunity Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to allow two or more employers to be considered joint employers for purposes of the Act only if each shares and exercises control over essential terms and con...
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2016-03-16
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 394.
USSB2646IntroVeterans Choice Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-03-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB524EngrossComprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convene a Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force to develop: (1) best practices for pain management and prescribing pain me...
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2016-03-14
Held at the desk.
USSB238PassEric Williams Correctional Officer Protection Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to require the Director of the Bureau of Prisons to issue oleoresin capsicum spray to: (1) any Bureau officer or employee employed in a prison that is not a m...
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2016-03-09
Became Public Law No: 114-133.
USSB2659IntroRecognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2016
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2016-03-09
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2102IntroStandard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2015 This bill amends the Clayton Act with respect to actions brought by the Attorney General for violations of antitrust laws. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is required, but onl...
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2016-03-09
Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights. Hearings held.
USSB1518Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Reinforcing American-Made Products Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement ...
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2016-03-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 381.
USSR384Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates March 2, 2016, as Read Across America Day. Honors Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) for his success in encouraging children to discover the...
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2016-03-02
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1238; text as passed Senate: CR S1226-1227)
USSR365Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses support for the goals and ideals of American Heart Month and National Wear Red Day. Recognizes and reaffirms the commitment to fighti...
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2016-02-29
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2604IntroDigital Security Commission Act of 2016 This bill establishes in the legislative branch the National Commission on Security and Technology Challenges to assess, and make recommendations for policy and practice concerning, the issue of multiple securi...
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2016-02-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR374Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Acknowledges the lifetime of service of Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Commends his 29-year tenure on the Court a...
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2016-02-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Yea-Nay Vote. 93 - 0. Record Vote Number: 26. (text: CR 2/24/2016 S1003)
USSB2234Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Office of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Repr...
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2016-02-24
To House Administration Committee
USSB2578IntroReducing Unused Medications Act of 2016
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2016-02-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2576IntroSupport Our Brave Law Enforcement Act
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2016-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2579IntroDrinking Water Safety and Infrastructure Act
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2016-02-24
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2567IntroPreventing Overprescribing for Pain Act of 2016 This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue guidelines for the safe prescribing of opioids for the treatment of acute pain. (Opioids are drugs with effects similar to opiu...
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2016-02-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2559IntroNaval Station Guantanamo Bay Protection Act This bill prohibits the President from modifying, terminating, abandoning, or transferring the lease with the government of Cuba by which the United States acquired 45 square miles of land and waters that c...
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2016-02-22
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB2542IntroCradle Act This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to allow for alternative certification requirements for a residential pediatric recovery center to participate in a state Medicaid program. A "residential pediatric recovery ...
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2016-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR367Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates February 2016 as Career and Technical Education Month. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of such month. Recognizes the impo...
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2016-02-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S757; text as passed Senate: CR S741)
USSR364Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of Marlow Cook, former member of the U.S....
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2016-02-04
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S691; text as passed Senate: CR S674-675)
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